|Mark Bittman on what's wrong with what we eat - TED.com|
In this fiery and funny talk, New York Times food writer Mark Bittman weighs in on what's wrong with the way we eat now (too much meat, too few plants; too much fast food, too little home cooking), and why it's putting the entire planet at risk.
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; environment; food; green; sustainability; 2007
|Paola Antonelli previews "Design and the Elastic Mind" - TED.com|
MOMA design curator Paola Antonelli previews the groundbreaking show "Design and the Elastic Mind" -- full of products and designs that reflect the way we think now.
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; art; brain; design; museums; 2007
|Caleb Chung plays with Pleo - TED.com|
Pleo the robot dinosaur acts like a living pet -- exploring, cuddling, playing, reacting and learning. Inventor Caleb Chung talks about Pleo and his wild toy career at EG07, on the week that Pleo shipped to stores for the first time.
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; children; design; entertainment; happiness; invention; technology; 2007
|Ann Cooper talks school lunches - TED.com|
Speaking at the 2007 EG conference, "renegade lunch lady" Ann Cooper talks about the coming revolution in the way kids eat at school -- local, sustainable, seasonal and even educational food.
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; children; economics; education; food; global issues; green; 2007
|A.J. Jacobs' year of living biblically - TED.com|
Speaking at the most recent EG conference, author, philosopher, prankster and journalist A.J. Jacobs talks about the year he spent living biblically -- following the rules in the Bible as literally as possible.
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; culture; entertainment; humanity; humor; religion; writing; 2007
|Brewster Kahle builds a free digital library - TED.com|
Brewster Kahle is building a truly huge digital library -- every book ever published, every movie ever released, all the strata of web history ... It's all free to the public -- unless someone else gets to it first.
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; book; design; entertainment; film; history; library; media; music; technology; web; 2007
|Ian Dunbar on dog-friendly dog training - TED.com|
Speaking at the 2007 EG conference, trainer Ian Dunbar asks us to see the world through the eyes of our beloved dogs. By knowing our pets' perspective, we can build their love and trust. It's a message that resonates well beyond the animal world.
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; animals; brain; children; love; psychology; violence; 2007
|Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, two years on - TED.com|
Nicholas Negroponte talks about how One Laptop per Child is doing, two years in. Speaking at the EG conference while the first XO laptops roll off the production line, he recaps the controversies and recommits to the goals of this far-reaching project.
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; One Laptop Per Child; activism; computers; design; technology; 2007
|Kevin Kelly on the next 5,000 days of the web - TED.com|
At the 2007 EG conference, Kevin Kelly shares a fun stat: The World Wide Web, as we know it, is only 5,000 days old. Now, Kelly asks, how can we predict what's coming in the next 5,000 days?
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; communication; complexity; future; technology; web; 2007
|Peter Hirshberg on TV and the web - TED.com|
In this absorbing look at emerging media and tech history, Peter Hirshberg shares some crucial lessons from Silicon Valley and explains why the web is so much more than "better TV."
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; business; history; media; technology; telecom; 2007
|John Walker re-creates great performances - TED.com|
Imagine hearing great, departed pianists play again today, just as they would in person. John Q. Walker demonstrates how recordings can be analyzed for precise keystrokes and pedal motions, then played back on computer-controlled grand pianos.
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; entertainment; live music; music; performance; piano; technology; 2007
|Liz Diller plays with architecture - TED.com|
In this engrossing EG talk, architect Liz Diller shares her firm DS+R's more unusual work, including the Blur Building, whose walls are made of fog, and the revamped Alice Tully Hall, which is wrapped in glowing wooden skin.
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; architecture; art; arts; design; theater; 2007
|Rick Smolan tells the story of a girl - TED.com|
Photographer Rick Smolan tells the unforgettable story of a young Amerasian girl, a fateful photograph, and an adoption saga with a twist.
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; United States; art; children; collaboration; global issues; media; photography; storytelling; 2007